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Is there any reason to keep old checks?

Federal regulations do not require you to keep these stubs personally. They do require your work organization to keep them for 3 years under the FLSA. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/fact-sheets/21-...
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Is there any reason to keep old checks?

You may be asked for the last 2/3 paystabs for some sort of verification. I was recently asked when I signed a lease.
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Is there any reason to keep old checks?

A pay stub/payroll advice (typically attached to a pay check in the U.S.) may be useful proof of employment at some time in the past. At one point in my career, I realized that none of my employers ...
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Is there any reason to keep old checks?

For payroll checks the key thing you should be reviewing is the pay stub with all the information regarding gross pay, taxes, FICA, retirement contributions, and other relevant information. The stub ...
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Is there any reason to keep old checks?

The checks themselves are not relevant at all for tax reasons. For taxes you would use the W-2 that the employer send you after the tax year is over. The W-2 should also suffice in the event of an ...
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Is there any reason to keep old checks?

Usually banks will tell you during the online deposit process for how long they want you to keep them. Generally between 7 and 60 days is my experience, depending on the bank. You don't need to keep ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

It sounds like a scam that is based on known behaviour of some sellers who use "testers". Such sellers typically will either- a) send you a product for free at their expense (for evaluation, ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

It depends on the price of the product. Amazon and Ebay sellers sometimes give away very cheap objects in exchange for what they assume will be glowing reviews. Amazon even has a formal program for ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

If they want you to buy the product, then that means the product is already on the market and available for sale. You test products before they get released. Finding problems after something is on ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

In addition to the points made in other answers, a check through email is never safe, since there is no way to prove it wasn't forged. That's enough reason to run away all by itself. And "at home ...
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linkedin job post "product tester' recieved a email check PDF to deposit so I can purchase the product which I am supposed to test..Scam?

It is almost certainly a scam, even if the mechanics are not obvious. There are more legitimate ways for them to provide you a product a test without making you go through hoops to deposit a printed ...
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